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Treadmill Rock Wall

By: on September 18, 2012

I feel like the Treadwall--a rock wall on a treadmill-style conveyor belt--might be the ultimate example of something that appears to be really easy, but in practice makes 80% of its users look like complete assholes. Kind of like the mechanical bull. Or smart girls in short skirts. But at least the bouldering belt rotates by body weight alone, meaning that it will automatically match climbers' movements, instead of heaving them to the ground after 12.7 seconds. Or one vodka tonic. The motorless Treadwall also has an adjustable axis for advanced scramblers to increase the difficulty of angles and holds.

Treadwalls are available as both freestanding and wall-mounted units, each measuring 6' x 11'. Components include a freestanding or wall-mounting frame, counter, mat, holds, side covers, textured surfacing, and photo electric sensors.

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Water Walker Underwater Treadmill

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SexFit Sexual Fitness Tracker (NSFW)

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OmniBalls make 'em better. Pushups. Planks. Pilates. Kegels. Well...at 4 pounds and, like, 6" in diameter each, OK. Maybe not Kegels, ladies. But incorporate the 360-degree rolling strength trainers into hundreds of other...

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The RowBike

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Before you start talkin' smack about the RowBike, I should let you know its creator, Scott Olson, also invented RollerBlades. RollerBlades. ... ... OK, now you can talk some smack about the RowBike....

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$124 - $176 from OYO Fitness »

Like me, DoubleFlex Black creators, OYO Fitness, always wondered how NASA astronauts stay fit on the International Space Station. (No word on whether or not they also, like me, wondered how the astronauts vote and poop.)...

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Naked 3D Fitness Scanner

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All you metric-driven, body-conscious visual learners out there, it's time to get Naked. And anyone else intrigued by the idea of using regular 3D body scans to track health and fitness, you might want to give this full-length...

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Draper's Strength Pullup & Lifting Bands

$6.72 - $18.81 from Amazon »

I can do 87 pullups. No joke. All I need is a bar and a strategically placed 100-pound Draper's Strength Pullup Band. And a camera that hides my body from the waist down from all witnesses....

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ARC-NRG PushUp Machine

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I didn't wrap up the ARC-NRG PushUp, stick it under the tree, and and call it a Christmas "gift" for my girlfriend. I simply showed it to her a couple days later, completely innocuously, no judgment in my voice when I...

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Portable Pullup & Dip Bar

$275 - $295 from Pullup & Dip »

January 1. Bring on the pushups and dips. And by pushups I mean these delightful orange hangover cures, and by dips, the leftover guacamole and beefy chili queso to continue the New Year's celebration through NFL Sunday....

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Armore Exoskeleton Arm Exerciser

$59.50 - $99 from Armore Fitness »

Armore's selling exoskeletons. Exoskeletons with a side of...tickets to the gun show! Their arm exercisers, wearables you can slip on before any activity, or under your clothes before you start your day, provide programmable...

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The high altitudes of Nepal, Machu Picchu, and Denver may naturally administer pulmonary resistance that conditions human lungs, and improves athletic endurance, but who wants to spend the time and money to travel there?...